AES Health Economics Conference

Health Economics Conference – AES   The XL+1 edition of the Health Economics Conference, organized by the AES Health Economics Association, has taken place in Zaragoza on June 15 to 17. We have taken part of this event exploring issues such as: medical care decision-making, economic assessment, the management of healthcare institutions and the investment in
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WORLD MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS DAY

Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic disease that currently affects around 55,000 people in Spain and gathers 1,800 new diagnoses each year. World Multiple Sclerosis Day raises awareness of a complex, cross-cutting disease that involves healthcare, psychological and social issues. Aimed by the twofold goal of meeting the needs of people with Multiple Sclerosis and optimizing
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CLINICAL TRIALS DAY

Clinical trials have traditionally been the quintessential clinical research tool, responsible for driving many of the scientific advances made in the field of health and the historical transformations that have taken place in terms of hope and life quality. May 20th, the International Clinical Trial Day, becomes an opportunity to highlight the work of those
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CASE STUDY: PROJECT AGAINST GENDER VIOLENCE

THE PROJECT In collaboration with the Catalan Agency for Health Quality and Assessment (AQuAS), Fundació HiTT carried out a project for the reformulation of the protocol, approved by the Department of Health of Catalonia in 2009, for the correct detection and treatment of women and children victims of gender-based violence. The study aimed to assess
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#25N “International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women”

Violence against women represents a cross-cutting and multidimensional problem that has been classified as a health problem by WHO. Due to its complexity, it is a phenomenon that needs to be addressed through a cross-sectional perspective, involving different sectors of society to provide a coordinated response to the phenomenon. A few months ago Fundació HiTT
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CaixaResearch Validate Training 2021

CaixaResearch Validate Training 2021 is coming to an end. Today, our colleagues have attended the last session of Specialized Training organized by Caixa Research. CaixaResearch Validate is the result of the willing to transfer research to market and society. Providing resources to early stage biomedical research projects to help them become a reality. It provides
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eHealth: a key contributor towards the sustainability of the healthcare system

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated a process that was already underway: the digital transformation in healthcare. From telemedicine and the remote monitoring and treatment of patients to artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled medical devices, healthcare digitalisation has the potential to improve healthcare delivery, enhance patients’ engagement and lower healthcare costs, all of which essential for achieving universal
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A NEW THERAPY AGAINST AGGRESSIVE TUMOURS

Fundació HiTT (FHiTT) is developing a new targeted therapy to treat aggressive cancers. This treatment, unlike the current highly toxic and unspecific options available, will offer increased efficacy and reduce side-effects, enhancing the life expectancy and well-being of cancer patients.